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a mass of abnormal cells that develops when a cancerous cels divide & grow uncontrollably.
tumor
Main pigment found in the chloroplasts of plants
chlorophyll
completes the process of cell divison. during , cytoplasm divides, distributiong the organelles into each of the 2 new cells
Cytokinesis
colored chemical compounds that absorb light
pigments
use of drugs to kill cancer cells
Chemotherapy
The process by which a cell captures the energy in sunlight & uses it to make food.
Photosynthesis
when the cell makes a copy of its DNA
replication
Where Carbon Dioxide enters the plant in these small openings on the underside of the leaf
stomata
indentical rod or strand of the chroosome
chromatid
an organism that cant make its own food.
heterotroph
disease in which cells grow and divide uncontrollably, damaging the parts of the body around them.
Cancer
the period before cell division occurs. when the cell grows to its mature size makes a copy of its DNA and prepares to divide into 2 cells
interphase
second stage of the cell cycle. one copy of the DNA is distributed into each of the two daughter cells
Mitosis
when damage causes a change in the DNA
mutation
an organism that makes its own food.
autotroph
regular sequence of growth and division that cells undergo
cell cycle
an energy releasing process that doesnt require oxygen.
fermentation
THe process by which cells "withdraw" energy from glucose
respiration
double rod of condensed chromatin
chromosome